Mission: Our mission is to plan resilient and sustainable parks, public spaces, and recreational amenities, build a park system for present and future generations, and care for parks and public spaces.
I have been working at New York City Department of Parks and Recreation full-time (More than 3 years)
Good pay, health benefits, stay in shape
Sucks you in and before you know it you’re a 50 yo lifeguard
Advice to Management
Treat employees like adults not children
I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (Flushing, NY) in May 2012.
Their main concern is seasonal availability, prior experience, and which locations you can work. They ask you about your WSI and CPR certificates because those are needed. As with most other government jobs, the hiring process is lengthy and requires a lot of paperwork.
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